19 months 12kgs, fever 103 With running nose, clear thin
Possibly due to viral cause.Irrespective of treatment it may last for 7days
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I have gone carefully through the details and understand your concern. Most often such symptoms are due to viral infections and antibiotics like Ziprax are ineffective in such cases. Irrespective of treatment it usually spontaneously resolves in 5-7 days. However, if you have already started Ziprax it would be advisable to complete the course. If given in the right dose Ziprax is safe.
If your child has fever with temperature more than 100°F, you need to give paracetamol (P-250, Crocin or Calpol) to it bring down. Also use tepid sponging. If paracetamol is not effective in bringing down the temperature, you need to use Meftal-P (mefenamic acid) which is more effective. The minimum gap between two doses of Crocin is 4-6 hours. The doses of Crocin and Meftal P are independent of each other. Minimum gap between doses of Meftal P is 6-8 hours. However, I do not think that they would be needed to be used simultaneously. In the right dose Meftal P is safe but it can cause gastritis and abdominal pain.
The two medicines can be given together. They would be given preferably after meals. Meftal P or paracetamol needs to be given only if there is fever.
Please be patient. It may take a few days for the recovery to occur. It should spontaneously resolve in 5-7 days.
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